2019 Holiday Gift Guide, Publishers Weekly

In this gripping history, Rose skillfully details the lives of a handful of ordinary women living in dreary occupied France—who also happened to be highly trained agents for the London-based Special Operations Executive. Often parachuting under a full moon behind enemy lines, these women and their male colleagues blended in Read more…

Raves in the Washington Post

“Equal parts espionage-romance thriller and historical narrative, D-Day Girls traces the lives and secret activities of the 39 women who answered the call to infiltrate France. . . . While chronicling the James Bond-worthy missions and love affairs of these women, Rose vividly captures the broken landscape of war.”

D-Day Girls on TODAY Show

“It is inspiring, empowering, there are parts that gave me full-body chills… I have never read a book like this. Even if you think you don’t like nonfiction, pick up this book!” Beach reads 2019: Best new books to check out this summer Get your list of beach reads together Read more…


I’ll be speaking around the nation to support the launch of D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazis, Armed the Resistance and Helped Win World War II. Curious as to what my lectures are like? Take a look: And if you’re interested in scheduling me, for a book club, Read more…

Going Places

It’s been a while since I’ve posted travel features. Want to see where I’ve been? Borneo for the Wall Street Journal Dirty Weekends for Men’s Fitness Croatia for Yachting Papua New Guinea for Hana Hou Monaco for Departures